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Coming up in the week ahead on TV and on Radio

16 February 2024


HIGHLIGHT: Ukraine’s War: The other side Sean Langan visits the front line in Russian-occupied areas of the Donbas, eastern Ukraine, and meets civilians, in their homes, who tell their stories.

Monday 10.45pm, ITV1


TELEVISION: Friday 1.45pm (BBC1) Father Brown Lady Felicia asks the clerical sleuth to help prove that her goddaughter was not the victim of a serial killer (7/10).

Sunday 12pm (BBC2), Thursday 8pm (BBC4) Jesus Christ Superstar The 1973 rock-opera film version of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical.

Sunday 1.15pm (BBC1) Songs of Praise Claire McCollum meets Christians who care for the environment in different ways, and visits a Salvation Army recycling centre.

9pm (BBC2) Miners’ Strike: A frontline story The story of the 1984 industrial dispute, using archive footage and first-hand testimony.

Monday to Friday 8pm (PBS America) Britain’s Great Cathedrals with Tony Robinson Cathedrals explored include York Minster, Durham, and Liverpool (1-5/6) (repeat).

Tuesday 10pm (BBC4) Storyville: Total Trust: Surveillance state A look at the state surveillance and digital social control in China.


RADIO: Friday 11.30am (World Service) Heart and Soul Dr Gwen Adshead, a forensic psychiatrist, reflects on her faith, and how it helps her to work with violent offenders.

Sunday 8.10am (R4) Sunday Worship In a live service from the University of Glasgow on the First Sunday of Lent, Professor Alison Phipps considers what penitence means today.

3pm (R3) Choral Evensong A repeat of this week’s live service from Guildford Cathedral on Ash Wednesday.

Monday 4.30pm (R4) The Artificial Human Aleks Krotoski and Kevin Fong answer questions about AI (1/6).

8pm (R4) Investigating Russia’s War Crimes James Jackson follows the work of Ukrainian refugees who are documenting war crimes in Ukraine.

9.30pm (R3) Compline for the first week of Lent from All Saints’, Tooting, in south-west London.

11pm (R4) Lent Talks The Ven. Dr Rachel Mann reflects on the theme of friendship and love (1/6).

Tuesday 8pm (R4) File on 4 Divya Talwar hears from women who have been investigated for taking abortion pills after the legal cut-off time.

Wednesday 4pm (R3) Choral Evensong Live from The Queen’s College, Oxford.

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